Re: snd-powermac volume setting broken?

From: Takashi Iwai
Date: Mon Mar 15 2004 - 05:19:31 EST

At Mon, 15 Mar 2004 11:12:21 +0100,
Witold Krecicki wrote:
> Dnia poniedziałek 15 marzec 2004 11:07, napisałeś:
> > At Sat, 13 Mar 2004 00:15:17 +0100,
> >
> > Witold Krecicki wrote:
> > > When I use alsa snd-powermac driver, the lowest volume setting (but
> > > without muting) is at about half of full volume, it's impossible to get
> > > any volume level between mute and vol=0. Is that a bug or a feature?
> >
> > not a bug - the chip doesn't support the level below vol=0 and it's
> > not totally silent.
> but it's not like 'not totally silent' but 'pretty loud'. On OSX volume scale
> is just fine.

ok, my comment was a rough guess which i experienced once (IIRC, it
was a screamer). so let me know the chipset on your machine, shown in
/proc/asound/cards. if it's tumbler or snapper, this behavior should
be a bug of the driver.

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